19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Fontana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Los Angeles

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and finally find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In June in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf and then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Santa Barbara to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pismo Beach using our trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Santa Barbara, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife Parks
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Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz travel planning app.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Santa Cruz in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Pismo Beach in June, you will find days in Santa Cruz are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 30th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Manzanar National Historic Site.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Lone Pine tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lone Pine. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Lone Pine at 42°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
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Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). On the 4th (Sat), do a day of sightseeing from above with a helicopter tour. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lone Pine to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Lone Pine in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fontana.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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nights
Fontana

Fontana ©
Fontana is a city of 207,460 residents in San Bernardino County, California. Change things up with these side-trips from Fontana: Yermo (Eddie World & Calico Ghost Town), Temecula (Wilson Creek Winery, Balloon Rides, &more) and Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge (in Big Bear Lake). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness, tour the pleasant surroundings at Snow Summit, learn about all things military at March Field Air Museum, and contemplate the long history of Cucamonga Service Station.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fontana online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Fontana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Fontana reach 40°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fontana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Temecula, Yermo, Big Bear Region, Cucamonga Service Station, March Field Air Museum
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake
Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness ©
Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness
Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge ©
Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge

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